Legal Information: Georgia
Updated: November 3, 2021
In which county can I file for a family violence protective order?
You can file for a family violence protective order in the superior court in the county where the abuser lives if s/he lives in Georgia. If the abuser lives outside of Georgia, you can file in the superior court in the county where you live or where the abuse occurred.1
1 O.C.G.A § 19-13-2
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